Time-management: day before public holiday?
In our employment regulations we specify that on a working day before public holiday the office closes at 4.00 pm. Does this mean reduced working hours? We have 8 hours working day set up in the time-management system and from time to time discussions arise whether we should change the settings and put 7 hours on days before public holidays for those who work full-time. This will however complicate the settings of the system, as we will need to do individual setup for those part-timers who work in the afternoon, etc.
This was a former regulation in the old labor law (Arbeitsrecht updated in the year 2000) and is no longer valid today. But, different companies still do it that way and reduce the working time by one hour on t...